flat rope


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flat rope

[¦flat ¦rōp]
(design engineering)
A steel or fiber rope having a flat cross section and composed of a number of loosely twisted ropes placed side by side, the lay of the adjacent strands being in opposite directions to secure uniformity in wear and to prevent twisting during winding.
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Dela Torre said a white plastic flat rope was tied around the neck of the man who was wearing a red sando and denim shorts.